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Snipes racing at Holm
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Snipes racing at Holm

A photo of Snipes racing, possibly Holm Regatta sometime in the 1970s. Photo by Wilfred Marr.
Picture added on 08 April 2013 at 12:17
I wonder if any of these boats will be taking part in the National Snipe Championships being held in Orkney in August (2nd - 4th) this year.
Added by Margaret Hinckley on 09 April 2013
Oh Margaret, how could you. (just beat me)
Added by W Watters on 09 April 2013
I think most of Orkney's wooden Snipes have been used up at bonfire night, sent to boat heaven in a ball of flame. There are still a few old ones around though, the last one I've seen sailing was Freddie Johnstone's Fleetwing (of Holm), but that was a couple of years back.
Added by Andrew Leslie on 12 April 2013
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